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Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Faculty IV

As part of the federal and state program for the advancement of junior scholars, Technische Universität Berlin, Faculty IV - Electrical Engineering and Computer Science -, currently has a vacancy for a

tenure track professorship – renumeration group W1, 3+3 years fixed term, to be continued as a lifetime professorship, renumeration group W3
for the area of Media and Information Engineering.

This professorship should be seen in the context of Technische Universität Berlin’s goal to recruit and advance junior scholars in the early stage of their career. The tenure track professorship is initially limited to three years. The position shall be renewed for a further three years conditional upon the postholder’s performance and agreement. After six years, as a rule, a lifelong professorship will be offered conditional upon the fulfillment of the determined evaluation criteria and hiring requirements for a lifelong professorship. Information about the evaluation criteria can be found on Technische Universität Berlin’s website, quick access

Work­ing field:

The professorship will be dedicated to new research questions from selected areas of electrical engineering, information technology and media technology, which are at the interfaces of existing disciplines (especially "Telecommunications", "Media Technology", "Computer Graphics", "Computer Vision and Remote Sensing", "Quality and Usability" and "Light Engineering"). Possible research topics are Audio and Speech Signal Analysis or Virtual and Augmented Reality, but excellent applications for other foci are also welcome. The research foci are to be incorporated into teaching, both through teaching in the courses of study supervised by the faculty (especially Electrical Engineering, Media Technology and/or Computer Engineering) and through the further development of the curricula.


Candidates must fulfill the hiring requirements pursuant to Section 102c Berlin State Higher Education Act in combination with Section 102a Berlin State Higher Education Act. Of particular importance are a university degree in electrical engineering, information technology or media technology or a related subject, a strong aptitude for research demonstrated, as a rule, by an outstanding doctorate in the mentioned subjects as well as teaching skills demonstrated by a teaching portfolio (for further information about the portfolio, see Technische Universität Berlin’s website,
Due to the intentionally very broad range of subjects, the TUB is looking for a personality who is scientifically excellent in a field of electrical engineering, information technology and/or media technology. Applicants should have extensive knowledge and experience in one or more research areas, which lie at the interface of existing departments of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. These could be, for example - and without restriction of the selection - the following research areas:
  • Audio and Speech Signal Analysis
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality.
Experience in the cooperation with related fields, the organization of projects and the acquisition of research contracts in industry and public funding organizations are desired.

The Technische Universität Berlin expects its professors to be able to take responsibility for the management and strategic development of their subject area and their staff. For us, this also includes commitment to the promotion of young researchers and women, gender and diversity competence in the sense of creating diversity-sensitive working and study conditions and setting impulses in research and teaching, as well as participation in academic self- administration. Interdisciplinary cooperation, initiatives in science communication and in knowledge or technology transfer are desired. As an internationally renowned university, we require a good command of English and expressly welcome applications from non-German- speaking academics who are willing to learn German in the near future.

How to ap­ply:

The Technische Universität Berlin aims to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore strongly encourages qualified female applicants to apply. Severely disabled applicants* will be given preference if they are equally qualified.

Technische Universität Berlin offers its tenure track professors structured mentoring to support their professional development. The University values the diversity of its members and is committed to equality of opportunity. It is a certified family-friendly university and its Dual Career Service can assist you and your family with your move to Berlin.

Please send your application by 09/07/2021, quoting the reference number IV-269/21, together with the usual documents (CV, certificates, list of publications, research and teaching concept, teaching portfolio, what you consider to be 3 most important publications and a list of third-party funded projects) by e-mail only in pdf format to to Technische Universität Berlin - The President -, Dean of Faculty IV - Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Prof. Dr. Rolf Niedermeier, Sekr. MAR 6-1, Marchstraße 23, 10587 Berlin.

By submitting your application via email you consent to having your data electronically processed and saved. Please note that we do not provide a guaranty for the protection of your personal data when submitted as unprotected file. Please find our data protection notice acc. DSGVO (General Data Protection Regulation) at TU website quick access 214041.